As part of the strengthening regional financial integration with countries in the ASEAN region, Bank Negara Malaysia established Ringgit-Baht Local Currency Settlement Framework (LCSF) with Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Ringgit-Rupiah LCSF with Bank Indonesia (BI) in March 2016 and December 2017, respectively.
To enable the Bank to meet the objectives of a central bank, it is vested with comprehensive legal powers under the following legislation to regulate and supervise the financial system.
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